Syrian Version of Games of Thrones to be Aired during Ramadan

I saw pictures a month ago of an Arabic version of Game of Thrones with all the characters but I didn't think it was for real. As it turns out, there's a Syrian version of GOT called "Orchidea" airing starting May 27 on Abu Dhabi TV . The series is directed by Hatem Ali and was shot in different parts of Romania and France, Given how bad Arabic TV series have been in the past…

So-called Lebanese Nationalists Mixing Leftism & Homosexuality

I don't even know where to start with this video. I'm not sure if it was meant to be satire or a serious one because nothing adds up. Here's what they're saying briefly: - In the 21st century, Lebanon has been witnessing the rise of NGOs and organizations defending the rights of the LGBT community and it all started with articles in leftist papers, which is a clear proof that there are active marxist movements…
Business

Le Charcutier Aoun is not Selling and will Remain 100% Lebanese

6 days ago
For the past three years, I’ve been hearing rumors about Charcutier Aoun selling out to Al Futtaim but the deal never took place. Negotiations were apparently serious this year but the deal was cancelled and ...
Baladi

CNN: Surfing Becoming More Popular in #Lebanon

6 days ago
I remember when Cafe Najjar first featured a surfer in its most recent ads, I got several comments asking me if one can really surf in Lebanon while others laughed at the idea. Well surfing ...
Advertising

VAPE’s Latest Ads

6 days ago
I’ve seen the VAPE ads several times now on the road and I’m still not comfortable with the one with the local thug. The ad with the teacher is kinda funny even though professors shouldn’t ...
Art

ASHEKMAN Are Drawing a Massive “Salam” (Peace) Sign on Ouzai Rooftops

1 week ago
ASHEKMAN just kicked off a huge project in Beirut’s Ouzai area where they will be painting hundreds of houses and buildings to show the word سلام (Peace in Arabic). The gigantic Arabic calligraffiti will be ...
Baladi

World Economic Forum: 9 Lebanese Starts Ups Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution

1 week ago
The World Economic Forum has teamed up with the International Finance Corporation to bring us the top 100 Arab World startups that are shaping the future in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). ...
Health

When You Google Smoking in Lebanon

1 week ago
I was just watching a disturbing video showing a young kid asking her mother to pass her the Arguile, which the loving and thoughtful mother does! This may be shocking to many but the sad ...
Food

All You Need to Know about Restos St. Nicolas: A New Food Cluster Opening in Achrafieh

1 week ago
If you’ve passed by Charles Malek’s Avenue in Achrafieh recently, you probably noticed ongoing construction right after Saint Nicolas’ Church. Since I used to work there, I thought at first they were destroying the old ...
Lebanon

Did BDL Thwart a Wannacry Ransomeware Attack?

1 week ago
The DailyStar mentioned yesterday that the central bank thwarted a cyber attack on Monday and had to suspend some of its online services, mainly its email services, as a precautionary measure. The rest of the ...
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